Lela Arruza (Studio Art ’23) Awarded Windgate-Lamar Fellowship

Lela Arruza

Honors College Alumna, Chancellor’s Scholar, and artist Lela Arruza ’23 has been awarded the 2023 Windgate-Lamar Fellowship by the Center for Craft in Asheville, North Carolina. “Each year, the Windgate-Lamar Fellowship identifies ten graduating college seniors with exemplary skill in craft. Awardees receive $15,000 — one of the largest awards offered nationally to art students.” Arruza graduated in May with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art with a concentration in ceramics and a minor in general business. She earned University Honors, as well as departmental Honors from the Department of Art.

Read the full story in the Honors College's Honors Wednesday Memos.